Opinion

Let’s Fight a War Against Poverty Instead

Mejor luchemos una guerra en contra de la pobreza

Estoy firmemente en contra de la intervención militar en Siria. El conflicto en Siria es un problema internacional que requiere una...
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Sculpting Our Next Generation
Moldeando Nuestra Próxima Generación

Con capa y virrete, muchos jóvenes se están graduandos de escuela superior y comenzando a prepararse para el principio de su futuro...
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Preventing immigration fraud
Previniendo el fraude

This past Fri., Jun. 14th, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. joined Assistant District Attorney Mayerling Rivera and representatives from ...
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No Displays or Discounts to Protect Our Youth

Eliminar la Exhibición e Descuentos

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Teaching Your Kids About Money

Enseñando a su niños sobre el dinero

La temporada de impuestos puede que haya terminado, pero el sentido de los dólares y los centavos es importante durante todo el año para todos en la familia.
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“My Mom Told Me to Get a Summer Job”
“Mi madre me dijo que consiguiera un empleo de verano”

“¿Por qué no te consigues un empleo de verano?” Parece ser el grito de las madres en todas partes a sus hijos adolescentes. Durante esos calientes meses de verano...
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De Pura Cepa

This all seems…familiar. The women beam invitingly from a retro space that seems to speak of a time long past, while winking at a distinctly modern sensibility.Who are they? The vivid photographs hang at APT78, as part of “Pin-Up de Pura Cepa,” an exhibition brought by The Peralta Project ...

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On the waterfront
En la ribera

Lydia Gaston is a long-time East Harlem resident, but she can’t remember the last time she was at the waterfront. It’s difficult to get there. And once you arrive, it’s not especially safe.
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Where Are We Going?
Hacia dónde vamos?

In celebrating Dominican heritage, things can get academic. "Where Are We Going?: The State of Dominican-Americans," a series of panel discussions were held this past Sat., Feb. 23rd, as sponsored by EmblemHealth and co-hosted by Councilmember Robert Jackson...
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MT Community News 02.20.13

The Washington Heights and Inwood Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting this Thurs., Feb. 21st at 8:30 a.m. at the Isabelle Geriatric Center.
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Identifying and Defining the Right Language Program

Like all mindful parents, immigrants placing children in schools worry about preparing their children to be successful in school. Sometimes, they can be less than truthful to school staff about the language spoken at home because they fear that their children will be discriminated against, and not given an equal education.

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Secretary of State outlines Governor’s plans

Secretario de Estado resume planes del Gobernador

El 25 de enero, Cesar A. Perales, Secretario de Estado de Nueva York, presentó el mensaje del “Estado del Estado” y el presupuesto del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo...
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Candidates convene for historic uptown forum

Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad

Residents packed into the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center this past Thurs., Jan. 31st were not there for an art exhibit or new play.
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Harsh winters create hardships for seniors

Winter, which has come on strong in the last week, is tough on everyone. It puts the cold shoulder on our outside activities, chills our bones, and dampens on our spirits. As tough as it is for all of us, the harsh winter weather is particularly tough and can at times become dangerous for seniors. “Winter can force many older people to become virtual prisoners...

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Celebrating History with Our Kids
Celebrando la historia con nuestros hijos

Ha preguntado a sus hijos qué lecciones de historia han aprendido últimamente? Si el currículo de su hijo se parece al mío, están ocupados con...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-21 to 1-26

On a wickedly frigid night, Thursday, January 24th to be exact, Trouble In The Heights, the United Palace and Washington Heights made history. Trouble In The Heights became the first movie in over 40 years to be shown on the silver screen of the United Palace. Over 700 people came from the neighborhood and...

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Standing Up to stop and frisk
Enfrentándose al ‘detener y registrar’

Sara Diallo y su novio estaban dormidos en el tren cuando dos policías los despertaron. La pareja de desamparados no tenían a donde ir ...
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Grieving a Child
Llorando por un niño/a

Although there’s a lot of here and now to be grateful for, we can’t forget those many wonderful individuals no longer with us, especially if the one that's been lost is a child or an adolescent...
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How to handle report card issues
Revisando las calificaciones

It is report card time. Soon, every student in New York City from Kindergarten to 12th grade will have received a report card showing how they have done in the first trimester...
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